Sunday, October 13, 2019
According to the district, 30 administrators responded in informal polling and said they would be interested in carrying firearms to protect their school.
Their legislation would ensure states can’t suspend, revoke or deny professional, teaching and drivers’ licenses if people are behind or have defaulted on their student loans. 
Florida A&M University (FAMU) will inaugurate Dr. Larry Robinson as its twelfth president in a ceremony scheduled for November. The three-day inauguration schedule focuses on the theme “Together We Rise,” which pays homage to Robinson and his commitment to collaboration,...
In honor of the late state Sen. Dorothy Hukill, state Sen. Travis Hutson, R-St. Augustine, and state Rep. Elizabeth Fetterhoff, R-DeLand, are bringing back her proposal for a mandatory class on financial literacy bill for Florida high school students. 
Outside another strong football season, UCF has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Four people were fired, the school’s CFO resigned and top executives had their bonuses stripped after UCF was caught using money earmarked for operations to complete Colburn Hall, a new building that will house several academic programs for the College of Arts and Humanities. 
HB 629 from state Rep. Will Robinson, R-Bradenton, who sits on the Gaming Control Subcommittee, would prohibit the use of personal electronic devices to play, store, redeem, sell, or purchase lottery tickets or games.
Last week, the U.S. Senate confirmed Rodney Smith on a 78-18 vote to serve as a federal district court judge for the Southern District of Florida. Florida’s two U.S. senators–Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott–voted to confirm Smith.
Continuing her “#BackToSchoolOAG" campaign to “provide information about internet safety, the dangers of drug use, risks associated with vaping and more,” Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody turned her focus to e-cigarettes on Wednesday.
With the Legislature already holding committee weeks and the regular session starting early next year, two South Florida Democrats are pushing for more gun control measures. On Monday, state Sen. Lauren Book, D-Plantation, and Rep. Dan Daley, D-Coral Springs, showcased...
At the State Board of Education meeting at the end of last week, Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart presented Florida College System Chancellor Madeline Pumariega with more than $1 million to help first-generation college students and students interested in healthcare.